Abraham Walkowitz (American, 1965)

Timeline

1878
Born in Siberia, Russia
1883
Emigrated to the USA with his mother
1892
Studied at Cooper Union School of Art
1892
Artist's Institute, New York, NY; Educational Alliance, the Cooper Union, New York, NY
1898
Studied at the National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1906
arrived in Paris to study at the Académie Julien
1907
Returned the United States
1944
"100 Portraits of Walkowitz by 100 Artists," Life Magazine
1945
Traveled to Kansas; painted landscapes with barns and strip mines
1946
Diagnosed with glaucoma
1963
American Academy of Arts and Letters Lifetime Achievement Award
1965
Died in Brooklyn, NY
1993
Walkowitz Archive established at University Gallery, University of Delaware

Exhibitions

1959
Solo exhibition, “Works: 1895-1932,” Zabriskie Gallery, NY
1958
Group exhibition, “A Decade of American Cubist Painting, 1913-1923,” Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1957
Group exhibition, “The City: 1900-1930,” Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1944
“One Hundred Artists and Walkowitz,” Brooklyn Museum
1939
“Paintings, Drawings and Prints, 1900-’34,” Brooklyn Museum; solo exhibitions at the Newark Museum and the New York Public Library
1930
‘Exhibition Commemorativ des Dessins: Isadora Duncan par A. Walkowitz,” Galerie Brummer, Paris
1920
Exhibition at Galleries of Societe Anonyme, with Derain, Hartley, Kandinsky, Man Ray and Stella
1917
Inaugural exhibition, Society of Independent Artists; “Interpretation of the Dances of Isadora Duncan,” Daniel Gallery, NY
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1916
Forum Show at Anderson Galleries; fourth exhibition at 291
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1915
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
Third exhibition at 291
1914
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1913
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
The Armory Show, New York, NY
Exhibited several works at the Armory Show; second exhibition at 291
1912
First of several solo exhibitions at Alfred Steiglitz’s 291 Gallery
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1911
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1909
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1907
First one-person exhibition, Julius Haas’s frame shop

Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Florence Museum of Art, Science, and History, Florence, SC
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, GA
Michelson Museum of Art, Marshall, TX
Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Reynolds House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, Canajoharie, NY
The Columbus Museum of Art-Ohio, Columbus, OH
The Columbus Museum-Georgia, Columbus, GA
The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD
University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Literature

Isadora Duncan in Her Dances. Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1945.